Canadian seasonal workers earn more than offshore help

Foreign workers earn betwee $6.81 and $7.84 an hour while Canadians earn between $7.63 and $9.44: Statistics Canada
||Last Updated: 10/06/2004

Canadian seasonal workers are paid more than foreign workers brought into the country to help, according to Statistics Canada.

Statistics Canada looked at foreign and domestic workers hired as farm labourers or harvesters and nursery and greenhouse workers.

The survey included agricultural operations identified as horticultural in nature and having seasonal workers.